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Knights battle York only to fall in second half

September 1, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Executive Sports Editor A hot start and a 14-7 lead at halftime was not enough for the Knights to pick up a win last Friday against York in the season opener, eventually falling 34-21. In the second half, with the absence of senior running back Peter Bonahoom (13 carries, 121 yards), w...

Athlete of the Week: Jimmy Poulos

September 1, 2010

By Miranda Holloway Senior Jimmy Poulos was chosen as ProspectorNow's athlete of the week after shooting a 70 on the par-71 Mount Prospect Golf Course on Saturday, Aug. 28. Poulos's round helped the Prospect boys' golf team to a combined score of 290, breaking 29-year-old school record by four strokes....

Ultimate Frisbee club continues to grow

August 31, 2010

By Whitney Kiepura The Ultimate Frisbee club doesn’t completely meet the definition of a boys-only club. There are only boys involved, yet they are open to female members. In 2003, when ultimate Frisbee sponsor John Camardella and two students started the club, there were only 24 students involved. Eight years later, the club boasts 170 members – and is still growing...

When night falls, the season starts

August 27, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Executive Sports Editor One of Mount Prospect’s biggest attractions is back. Tonight marks the return of Prospect football, at least for the fans. Since November of last year, the football players have been preparing for this upcoming season, beginning with their off-season trai...

Bash kicks off school year

August 25, 2010

By Andrew Revord News Editor Prospect, despite its many activities and its student involvement, has until now not held an event to address the end-of-summer blues that have plagued so many incoming students. This fact was on the mind of the students who attended the J. Kyle Braid leadership conference in May proposed the idea of having a Back to School Bash for students to ease into t...

Athlete of the Week: Allison Walsh

August 24, 2010

By Maggie Devereux Executive Sports Editor Athlete of the Week is a new feature that will run online every week. An athlete will be chosen based on a great game or extraordinary play. Then the interview will be shot with a flip video recorder. Read More »...

Tackling summer training

June 11, 2010

Most students spend their summer hanging out with friends and traveling throughout the country or even world. Students see it as a break from the school world, where they don't have to worry about any tests or completing any homework assignments. But for sophomore Austin Tixier, that isn't the case....

Softball puts all pieces together for strong season

June 2, 2010

By Miranda Holloway Sports Editor The scene at a home softball game against Glenbrook North was similar to that of most games in the area. Spectators lined the cold metal bleachers, supported their daughters, sisters or friends. Dads yelled tips from the sidelines which were met by either slow nods o...

Fremd southpaw aces Knights

June 2, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Executive Sports Editor The boys’ baseball team (20-12) finished their regional run last Thursday after getting knocked out by Fremd (20-13) in the semifinals by a score of 4-1. The team ran into senior Clint Terry, Fremd’s pitcher, who hit a two-run homer off senior Miles Osei in ...

Tag team takes top 16

June 1, 2010

By Maggie Deverux Executive Sports Editor The girls' badminton team sent three girls to state this spring: doubles partners sophomore Shea Gallus and senior Karly Grouwinkel, and single player junior Jackie Hertrich. After losing her first two games to opponents from Neuqua Valley and Leyden High Sch...

Boys' tennis takes third at conference, looks forward to sectionals

May 20, 2010

By Nick Stanojevic Executive Sports Editor The boys’ tennis team impressively finished in third place at the conference tournament last weekend.  The team placed behind Barrington and Fremd, but managed to beat out rival Rolling Meadows, who was the only team to finish ahead of Prospect in the MSL ...

Relay comes to Prospect

May 19, 2010

By Dan Hindmand Staff Writer In an effort to raise money to fight cancer, Relay for Life is coming to Prospect on Friday, May 2010. Founded in 1985 by Dr. Gordon Klatt in Washington, Relay for Life has found its way into 50,000 U.S. communities and has spread to 20 countries. Relay has been going on in Mt. Prospect and Arlington Heights for eight years. Read More...

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